George Galloway has announced he is taking legal action against the newly elected MP for Bradford West, alleging her team lied about him to affect the outcome of the election.
Labour’s Naz Shah comfortably beat the incumbent Mr Galloway, from the Respect Party, in what was one of the most bitter election battles in the country.
Alleged smearing, online trolling, assault and a possible infringement of election law are all being investigated by police.
And on Sunday night Mr Galloway announced he was seeking legal action in the hope of getting the election outcome overturned.
“It has come to my notice that there has been widespread malpractice in this election, particularly over postal voting,” he said in a statement… see more